Marine Mammal Behavior

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In this standards aligned program, students gain experience with scientific tools used to investigate animal behavior. Our instructor will guide students in utilizing our exhibits to create ethograms for sea otters, record data for sea lions, and become familiar with two different data sampling methods. We’ll also review characteristics of marine mammals and touch a real sea otter pelt! Don’t miss this comprehensive introduction to animal behavior studies.


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Late Arrivals

Due to a very full schedule, programs will not be extended for late-arriving groups beyond the scheduled end time. Staff will make every attempt to cover as much material as possible in the time available. Please obtain information on how to locate us in advance of your trip by visiting the directions page on our website.

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Programs are held rain or shine unless trips are cancelled by school officials or a zoo closure is in effect. Please encourage children to dress appropriately for outdoor activities.

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